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1910 New Catholic Dictionary
Faith, Defender of the
A title conferred on Henry VIII by Pope Leo X for his book "Assertio Septem Sacramentorum," which was a defense of the sacraments and the Sacrifice of the Mass against Luther. The kings of England still retain it on their coinage and among their official titles.
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Entry for 'Faith, Defender of the'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/f/faith-defender-of-the.html. 1910.